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Teen & Youth Violence Programs at a Glance
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Crime Victimization

Teen & Youth Violence

Teen and youth violence often refers to when young people, aged 10-24 years, intentionally use physical force or power to threaten or harm others. Youth violence can take different forms, such as fighting, bullying, threats with weapons, and gang-related violence. It typically involves youth perpetrating violence against other young people. The likelihood of youth engaging in violence is influenced by youth’s skills and experience, as well as characteristics of their relationships and community.

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National Youth Violence Prevention Update: 2010-2016, OJJDP-Sponsored, July 2016
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School Safety & Youth Violence: A Legal Primer, OJJDP-Sponsored, 2001
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Animal Abuse and Youth Violence, OJJDP, September 2001
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Predictors of Youth Violence, OJJDP, April 2000
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Youth Violence: Do Parents and Families Make a Difference?, NIJ, April 2000
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